You can trust glass, but you can’t trust plastic for water bottles, dishes or other uses. While a small percentage are safe, no reliable guide exists, thus damning all plastics that contacts anything you put in your body. “BPA free” no guarantee Significantly, most plastics that claim to be “BPA Free” just have different types […]
Everyday tips and techniques you can use to reduce levels of hormone disruptors in your body.
Anyone with experience raising a baby knows that they sleep a lot. Sure, they DON’T sleep a lot as well, leaving mom and dad often very sleep-deprived the next day. In the first three years of life, babies are known to sleep around 12-13 hours per day, compared with 8 hours (or less, for many […]
Driving with the windows down when you are tired may keep you awake in more ways than just the sounds and tactile effects of air currents. It could also keep you from being poisoned and, perhaps, prevent you from killing someone. Take, for instance, Navindra Kumar Jain, a 63-year-old retired Silicon Valley tech executive who […]
NOTE: This article first appeared on our scientific site (with footnotes and citations) as How Hidden Chemicals Can Sabotage Your New Year’s Fitness Plans Hidden chemicals in your food and water can sabotage your fitness program and keep you from getting the most out of all that effort and sweat. While Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) […]
By Lewis Perdue Salmon is on a lot of plates when people resolve to make healthy changes in their diets. Many articles have emphasized the benefits of fatty fish, citing the heart-healthy benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and other micro-nutrients. Those benefits have been gradually narrowed down to salmon because other mild, oily-fleshed fish like […]
People are turning to other materials such as glass, metal and silicone to avoid most (92%) plastics that can contaminate food and beverages with chemicals that can disrupt natural hormones. While glass and metal are free of hormone disruptors, it’s important to realize that many metal water bottles and other products are lined with plastics […]